Dave Meltzer is reporting that one of the reasons why WWE decided against doing a CM Punk vs. Rey Mysterio “hair vs. mask” match was because they felt it would be too predictable. The creative team felt that fans wouldn’t believe Mysterio could possibly lose his mask since that’s his core identify. WWE felt that the fans would not want to see the match knowing that CM Punk would lose and get his head shaved.
The idea to use Rey Mysterio’s daughter, Alliyah, was not WWE’s idea, but came from another wrestler. Alliyah really impressed WWE officials with her performance.
The Punk/Mysterio feud is expected to continue past Wrestlemania, depending on how long Mysterio can hold out on getting knee